Grade 11 meetings with the counselors are just around the corner. Take some time to step back as you develop a balanced approach to assisting your student during this preparation phase for the college application process this fall.
Depression rates amongst teens continues to be a topic of concern for both parents and teachers. Use of social media by females in particular is the subject of several research studies.
Learning from Leaders at European Business School. Check out the tips given by the COO of Manchester City FC on how to start a career in the football (soccer) industry.
The three question approach developed by Mr Bezos at Amazon has many similarities to what drives a US university’s holistic approach to admissions.
- What are you known for/admired for at your high school?
- What will you add to the strength of the university’s freshman class?
- In what ways will you be able to stand out using your specific skills/talents/interests?
Trying to make a better world for all of us?? Express your gratefulness to that teacher, counselor, administrator who helped you along your life’s journey. Send that Thank You today.
Check out one student’s experience while studying at Colorado College. Location can make a big difference in an academic setting.
All universities in the US are ramping up their mental health centers as the need for additional services emerges. Check out this overview of what is happening at several schools. It would be wise for parents of grade 12 to take a closer look at what is offered at the school where your son/daughter will eventually enroll this next fall.
Singapore universities are actively recruiting some of the best brains from around the world to come teach at their universities. Here is one sample from Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
David Gleason, psychology consultant to international schools around the world, writes in his latest title, At What Cost? (Defending Adolescent Development in Fiercely Competitive Schools). Parents and schools need to pay attention.
Stress can either be debilitating or a source of character building. How we help teens approach this element of daily life can make all the difference in the world.
Grades are definitely on the minds of our students as they wrap up finals and semester 1 for 2018-19. But do they matter? YES!
Student mental health and well-being is a topic being discussed at universities around the world. This summary could serve as a guide to parents seeking services for their student who is heading off to a UK university next fall.
Stanford Drops Home Equity as Part of Financial Aid Formula
This change in Stanford’s formula can definitely assist some families, especially those who have owned homes in California for an extended period of time. The article has some excellent background information on how financial aid is computed at private universities in the US.